UN Special Rapporteur and rights groups warn of risks from biometrics and AI in welfare systems

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 10/29/2019 - 10:59

Biometric Update (18.10.2019) The potential of biometric ID systems for abuse in some countries is a major threat to individuals, and current practices risk the world “stumbling zombie-like into a digital welfare dystopia,” according UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston.

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